WHO Programme of Nutrition

Department of Nutrition for Health and Development (NHD)
World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27
Switzerland

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+4122 791 41 56

The WHO Department of Nutrition for Health and Development is

  • developing guidance on population dietary goals and evidence informed policies and programmes;
  • disseminating and advocating for the adoption of evidence-informed policies and programmes and support country adaptation;
  • monitoring global trends in nutrition and supporting surveillance in countries.

 

The department is organised into three areas of work:

  • Growth assessment and surveillance (GRS)
  • Evidence and programme guidance (EPG)
  • Nutrition policy and scientific advice (NPU)
Regional Focus